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  FOX    Mornings on 2    News; News/Business. New. (CC)  

    October 29, 2013
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>> reporter: hundreds of people expected to take to the streets of santa rosa later on today to protest the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy. we'll tell you about the outside groups getting involved in this demonstration. >> reporter: we'll tell you why protesters spent the night in
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san francisco's dolores park and we'll tell you where they plan to be later today. a lot of chemicals found out there in san francisco bay. why experts say a new report is not something to worry about. and canceling the health insurance for millions of americans. what the president knew about the affordable care act for the last three years. "mornings on 2" starts now. good morning. these roo live pictures from -- these are live pictures from santa rosa where a memorial for andy lopez continues to grow as he will be laid to rest later today. and more protests are scheduled later today. that's why we're also live in oakland. who will be bussed in today and why their presence is raising some eyebrows. that's coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. we're gonna check your
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weather and traffic. how does it look, steve? >> cloudy to mostly cloudy. light sprinkles out there. more toward santa rosa down to monterey. some of it not showing up on the radar. snow showing up for one more day. a lot of this will start to push off to the lee side. at least there's a rain/snow mix up there. gilroy, .15 rain. celine knauss, .04. watsonville, .03. a few sprinkles. mostly cloudy. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. cool, breezy. as the low moves out, i think the breeze will pick up. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover we'd be much, much cooler. we're losing a lot of the breeze. it will probably pick up. san francisco, 59 yesterday. we'll go 60 today. even though it's 55 right now. so only a 5-degree spread. temperatures not moving very much. low is beginning to move a
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little bit. it will start to move out of the picture but not before it wraps around more clouds. partly sunny, mostly cloudy. a few sprinkles. on the cool side with a lot of upper 50s, low 60s. mid-60s. inland. here's tara. 880 northbound at the north davis offramp, a two-car crash blocking the fast lane. if we look at the map, kind of a mess in the daly city area. a three-car brush in san bruno along 280 southbound. that's where the arrow is. at the 3 -- at the 380 split. an ambulance is on the way. and this one, a large tree stump on 280 southbound at south wood offramp. causing backup. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, the backup is backed up to the maze. the metering lights are on for more than an hour. give yourself extra time. 280 at the 880 split, traffic northbound, there are the headlights very slow as you
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make your way towards santa clara. back to the desk. >> thank you. tara. happening today -- the group justice for andy lopez is organizing a march for the 13- year-old. last week he was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. alex savidge is in santa rosa where today's march is expected to bring in hundreds of people. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of people expected to take over the streets of downtown santa rosa later on today. they are outraged over the deadly shooting of that 13-year- old boy, andy lopez. it happened one week ago here in the spot where we're standing. this field has turned into a memorial for the young man. this is where a sonoma county sheriff avenue deputy opened fire on the teenager holding a replica ak-47 that turned out to be a bb gun. today's protests will start at noon here in santa rosa. people will converge on the sonoma county sheriff's office
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on ventura avenue. now, county offices and city hall will be closing at lunchtime in response to what is expected to be a laurk- -- large-scale demonstration. the department says lopez was holding an air soft gun that resembled an assault rifle and failed to put it down. yesterday, they released the identity of the deputy. he's 48-year-old erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the department. according to his linked-in profile he's an iraq war veteran. one organizer believes the deputy didn't have to shoot. >> i think the community is tired of being somewhat persecuted. always feeling they are suspicious in some way. >> reporter: now, posts on the facebook page for and yip lopez are enkuging students to leave class beginning at 10:00 a.m. to take part in the march. but the santa rosa superintendent is encouraging kids to stay in class.
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he doesn't want them to leave class to take part in today's event. in the meantime, there are a number of groups from beyond santa rosa getting involved. i want to put up a live picture if we can from downtown oakland. this is a live shot from gankg obau wa -- from frank ogawa plaza. this is where people will be picked up to santa rosa to take part in the march that will be happening today. it's a march that begins hat around noon. it begins in two different spots and two different groups of people are expected to join up and converge, again, for a large rally in front of the sonoma county sheriff's department offices in downtown santa rosa. live in santa rosa, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. 7:06. now this morning, an arson investigator was called to the scene of a house fire in oakland. this fire began after 2:00 a.m. on lynnden street. firefighters got the fire under control in about ten minutes.
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one person was displaced and no injuries were reported. 7:06. also new this morning, police in burlingame want your help trying to find a missing man. 79-year-old scottie morris last scene, monday afternoon leaving his house on ralston avenue. his wife think hes went for a week several blocks from hole. he was wearing a white sweatshirt and black sweatpants. there are few other details right now. but if you have any information, call burlingame police. another protest being planned by the people who camped out all night at a san francisco city park. ktvu's christien kafton is live at san francisco's city hall where the protesters will meet again today later today. christien what, are they upset about? >> reporter: that's right. protesters set to show up here at city hall, 12:30. they are upset about a new proposal about closing the city parks. we were at dolores park at 4:30 a.m. we have video to show you as
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the protest came to an end at about 5:00 this morning. protesters out there to raise awareness about a new plan pitched by scott wiener. that plan to close city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. now, the two dozen or so campers out there overnight said the plan would criminalize being poor. superwiener says closing the -- supervisor says closing the park would fight illegal dumping and vandalism and the chief of police said that -- the protester said that plan would criminalize being poor. >> both vandalism and dumping as well as sleeping in the parks are already illegal. what this would do is give the police and rangers extra agency to be in the parks. >> reporter: san francisco's police chief did weigh in saying he supports the plan but he also says he wouldn't abuse any new powers. >> i know there's been some issue made that this would be used for a clearing of the park and we absolutely don't have the resources or the intention
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that that's how it would be used. >> reporter: now, again, protesters saying they will be here on the steps of city hall at 12:30. they say they will be going into today's supervisors' meeting to let the board know how they feel about the new proposal. they say they are hoping to sway a couple of the supervisors who they feel are on the fence about the issue. we'll are have continue coverage for you on this throughout the day. for now we're live in san francisco, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, christien. happening right now -- the woman in charge of the office that created healthcare.gov testifies this morning at a congressional hearing. maryland taviner is the administrator for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. this is a live picture out of the house ways and means committee hearing room. they brought in contractors to help build the website. you may recall in testimony last, with the contractors said they warned cms of the risk involved with launching the
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website on october 1st. meanwhile, there are reports this morning that millions of americans who buy their health insurance individually are getting their policies canceled and that the obama administration has known about that for three years. according to nbc news up to 14 million people who buy their health insurance individually will receive a cancellation letter in the next year because the current policies don't meet the standards laid out by the new law. the white house told nbc that people whose policies will be canceled will in most cases be automatically shifted to plans with better protections. and peter lee, the director of california's health insurance exchange, says he will not reveal how many californians have enrolled in the covered healthcare plan until mid-november. but he says once the figures are posted, they will be very detailed, broken down by city,
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age of enrollees and which kind of plans they've selected. 7:10. the defensive coordinate for the oakland raiders has apologized for the obscene gesture he made on the field in sunday's game against the steelers. now, he made that gesture twice while protesting a referee's call in the third quarter of the raiders' 21-18 win over the steelers. there it is. he says he was in the heat of the moment. he now regrets what he did. well, the national football league is reportedly considering a hefty fine. it could be tens of thousands of dollars. a meeting will be held about the money problems of the moraga orinda fire district. according to a financial audit, the district failed to reserve more than $2 million in general fund reserves. the mine was supposed to be use -- money was supposed to be used to repay debt. earlier, officials decided they were gonna cut daily staffing from 19 down to 17. that's expected to save about
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$550,000 this fiscal year. it is 7:11. jury deliberations start today in the trial of 18-year-old max wade. he's the teen charged with stealing the luxury car of a celebrity chef and also of attempted murder. yesterday, celebrity chef guy fieri testified he never gave wade permission to take his car. wade is accused of stealing guy fieri's lamborghini in 2011. prosecutors say he stole the car to impress a girl and when she rejected him, he fired shots at her and her boyfriend in mill valley. yet, he says he has decided to get rid of the car -- guy fieri said he's since decided to get rid of the car. for more go to our website under the top story tab. it's not an excuse but it may be a possible explain
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achessation -- explanation. the brother of a female driver who hit and killed a menlo park couple last week explains what he thinks prompted her breakdown. and the trayvon martin case returns to the national spotlight. live pictures as the controversial law is being examined on capitol hill. traffic heavy through daly city in the san bruno area. we'll tell you why. also here' a live look at the -- here is a live look at the macarthur maze. as i say to tori, that's an angry sky out there. things look ominous. we have reports of light rain. it will be better. we'll have the cool forecasted highs coming up. avo: at volkswagen we believe everyone deserves a better car.
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wow. at least 15 people have died in europe, one of the most powerful storms they've seen in years. the winds in brussels. look at this.
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knocking people off their feet. a teenager was killed playing in that surf on the southern coast of england. further inland, a 17-year-old girl was crushed under a big tree. a family made a frightening escape after a tree fell down. >> i fought my way out through the front door. the tree was blocking our entrance. >> there were a lot of injuries in denmark from the winds. there were up to 120-mile-an- hour winds. it had the office of the prime minister, a construction crane right there, it snapped and fell on the roof. power has been restored to many homes in the u.k. but 61,000 still have no electricity. back here at hole, there is a -- home, there is a meeting for those burned out for the apartment building in redwood city. the meeting is at 7:00 p.m. at the care oaks community center. it's aimed to help former residents get back on their feet. the meeting comes less than two weeks after this huge fire damaged all of the apartments
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in that complex. also tonight, the berkeley city council will make a big decision about an apartment building that bursts into flames last march. former tenants have filed an appeal. they say the owner disconnected fire alarms before the fire and improperly installed a water heater. firefighters say the fire at the building on dwight way was an accident that started in a water heater closet. happening now, a senate hearing looking into stand-your- ground laws. this is a live picture of the hearing. trayvon martin's mother is testifying this morning. neighborhood watch volunteer, george zimmerman, was found not guilty in the 2012 killing of 17-year-old trayvon martin who was unarmed. trayvon martin's mother says laws like stand-your-ground law can be abused. at least 22 states have laws that allow people facing a
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serious physical threat to defend themself. a former child care worker is due back in court. he's scheduled to enter a plea and is accused of abusing several children under his supervision while working as a ymca child care worker in morgan hill. prosecutors say all of his alleged victims were under the age of 13. one girl was just 3 years old. there's concern about the amount of chemicals that end up in the san francisco bay. according to the san francisco chronicle, the chemicals are manly used in homes and businesses and if they are not checked, it could hurt the aquatic live out there. experts say one chemical found a lot is fibronil, used to kill fleas on pets frequently.
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a mortuary at middlefield road and addison avenue will close its doors for good in two days on thursday, which is halloween. marissa mayor bought the property. it's not known how much she paid for it. the site is zoned for residential purposes. her current home is a block away and sits on .3 acres. the funeral home is a 1.16-acre site. a little bit more land. >> yeah. >> uh-huh. let's get you out the door. tara, what happened near the macarthur maze? >> he would we have a two-car crash on 80 eastbound at 580 westbound. a lot going on sort of around the toll plaza. let's take a look at our maps. show you first the peninsula. 280 southbound through daly city and san bruno, sort of a mess still. the first accident was a four- car crash right there which has been moved to the sole der. things are starting -- shoulder. things are starting to pick up
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and then a three-car crash near 280 southbound near the split. that one is looking better now. if we head out to the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a two-car crash, a little fender- bender there in one of the lanes, that's causing further delays as you make your way into san francisco this morning. and highway 4 through the baypoint pittsburg area, it's sluggish. the headlights go back really far. it's 7:20. let's head over to steve. thank you. i said in the tease angry skies and patrick in redwood shores sent me a picture, talk about angry skies. last night a few sprinkles. also some light rain out there. light sprinkles. a little bit of this system is coming through. it's held the minimum, it being the cloud cover. up, up, up. by the way, for those of you writing me, tweeting me, i'm happy to answer your questions. what about rain, steve? if the 15-day model is correct
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and it's remarkably in sync, back-to-back days for the month of november, a very cold wet system is due. we'll see if it holds. it's the best-looking system i've seen in ten months. if it holds. i think it will. i think we'll get it. it's just a little late getting here unless you are up in the sierra nevada. then it's good. bil roy had .16. celine knauss, .04. and watsonville, .04. the low is done all it can except up in the sierra. it will continue to give a mix of rain and snow up there. maybe another 2, 6 inches. highs today, 50s and 60s. we'll get a little bit of a break this afternoon. snowfall, maybe a couple of more. that system will begin to move out. 36 tahoe. kind of mild to warm. 37 up in reno. 35 ukiah. how about that? to the north there are cold
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readings. some of the move continues to stream in around santa clara valley. we have a lot of low clouds around us. some of that rain/snow mix. it's more of a showery pattern up there. the bulk is moving off to the four corners. it's colder to the north. but still there's areas that ret going a few sprinkles and light showers. the low has set the stage for a cloudy morning. cool to cold. if you say it's cold, that's fine by me. that's no problem about that. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. a lot of low 60s. anything that's 64, 65. probably be there for a couple of minutes and start to back up. the days are getting much shorter. the morning will be colder. it looks warmer thursday into friday. a little system for a cooldown on sunday. thank you, steve. 7:22. well, it looks like winter in the mountains. we'll tell you how much snow
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has fallen in the sierra in the past 24 hours and why you may be able to start skiing as early as this weekend. and we knew the cal brears' football team has been struggle on the field but are things worse for the players in the classroom. the great american novel.
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banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can 7:24. the cal bears have been struggling on the football field. it turns out they are struggling in the classroom today. according to be a ncaa report, uc -- to an ncaa report, uc berkeley has the lowest graduation rate among the nation's top 72 college football tales. just 44% graduates. that compares to 93% for stanford. cal's falling graduation success rate was a big reason former coach jeff petford was fired. 7:25. there is a gas station clerk in florida very lucky to be arrive. he -- alive. he says it's all because his cell phone was there. that's because that phone
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stopped the bullet fired at a clerk during a robbery yesterday morning. the clerk had no idea he was shot until he felt a pain in his chest. when the police got there and removed the phone, the bullet was still inside. >> that's crazy. that's like movie stuff. that's just amazing that something like that would happen. >> now, the clerk had some bruises on his chest but otherwise officials say he's expected to be okay. 7:26. victory for firefighters who say they were bushed by an exam. >> i was a prosecutor before in the city for 20 something years. this feels just as good as it felt to put away bad guys. >> how much they stand to gain from an age discrimination verdict. >> reporter: we're live in fremont at an ate complex being sued by the federal government -- at an apartment complex sued by the federal government because it's not letting the kids play in the grass here. we'll explain the reasoning behind all of that. some bad backups in the
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east bay to tell you about. we'll bring you some live updates. here's a look at the san mateo bridge where the fog is still a factor. mostly cloudy skies this morning. some very light showers. light rain. there's still some snow in the sierra. temperatures are struggling. we'll have the cooler forecasted highs coming up.
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7:29. good morning. these are live pictures of the woodland garden apartment complex in fremont. the complex's landlord has been hit with a federal lawsuit. it involves where children are allowed to play there. we'll tell you all about it -- coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. it's tuesday, october 29th. let's check your weather and traffic. steve, the angry sky again? >> well, there's a lot of low clouds out there over us. some light rain continues. or sprinkles, i should say, for some. it's steady down towards monterey or santa cruz. still snow up in the sierra. some areas are reporting rain, blue canyon. 40ed and 50s. if it -- 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover, we would be colder. today is held up a little bit even though it feels rather cold. san francisco's high yesterday was 59. their low, 55. i only bumped you up 1. it will be mostly sunny today even though it's cloudy now. the low responsible for sending in the clouds is slowly
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drifting off to the east. as it does, it will take some cloud cover with it. we're splitting the difference. cloudy to mostly cloudy in the morning. still light rain or sprinkles in the morning. temperatures rebounding from the 50s. we'll end up only in the 50s and of os -- and 60s. here's tara. traffic still snarled in the east bay due to earlier accidents. 680 southbound out of walnut creek and then again crow canyon, pretty messy. 580 westbound through livermore, not looking really great. and 880 southbound through hayward give yourself extra time. a live look at 237 near milpitas, westbound traffic are the taillights towards sunnyvale, stop and go over the past hour or so. at the bay bridge toll plaza, slow going into san francisco this morning. metering lights are on. tack an extra 20 minutes onto that commute. let's head back to the desk. >> all right, tara. heading in a downward spiral. that's how the brother of a drunk driving suspect is describing his sister. pam cook is the in the studio to tell us more about the woman
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accused of running over and killing two people. >> yeah, marjorie reitzell is set to appear in court. she's accused of killing a couple in menlo park last week. reitzell's brother says she doesn't remember a thing. now, she's accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing the couple as they walked their dog last thursday. the district attorney says reitzell was driving with a blood alcohol level well above the legal limit of .08. her brother is offering his condolences to the family. but says that ever since their mother died a year ago, his sister has been on a downward spiral. >> she had an emotional breakdown, you know what i mean? she's not medically, physically healthy. she has a lot of things going on in her mind. but for something like this to happen, i think it's gonna take a toll on her. >> he says he visited her. she does not remember the accident. he also says that she suffers from other mental health conditions. now, court records show that
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reitzell has had dozens of brushes with the law. dating back to 1984. we'll talk about some of that history in our next hour of "mornings on 2." dave? >> pam, thank you. meantime, the suspect wounded in sunday's police shooting in san francisco's marina district is due to be formally charged today. police say they were forced to open fire on the man after he allegedly beat and shot another person at chestnut and pierce streets. ktvu has learned the name of the man wounded in that shooting is nabarez, junior. he's listed in critical condition at san francisco general hospital. kids who live at an apartment complex in free montare being barred in playing in a certain area. that policy has sparked a federal lawsuit. ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from fremont now to explain all of this. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. in the past 30 minutes, i talked to a couple of the
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residents here. they say they got a letter telling them their kids were not allowed to play in any of the grass throughout the complex. well, federal officials say that's way too restrictive. the u.s. department of justice has filed a lawsuit against the owners and operators of the woodland garden apartments, alleging they discriminated against families with children because they prohibited kids from playing in the common grassy areas of the complex. federal officials say family with kids should have the same ability as other tenants to enjoy themselves. they say the complex is vite rye -- violating the fair housing act. they decided to sue after reviewing complaints from five families with children who live there. we spoke to a neighbor who said he would be upset if his complex had that policy. >> sounds very strange. i think all of the apartments have been kid-friendly. our kids play outside all of the time. i don't know where this is coming from. a little hard to believe.
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>> reporter: the staff there was reportedly concerned about the landscape being ruined at woodland. the lawsuit seeks a court order prohibiting woodland garden apartments from discriminating in the future, a civil penalty as well as monetary damages for the families. i've put in a call to the manager here at woodland to respond to the lawsuit. but they have not reached back out to us so far yet. reporting live in fremont, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:35. a san francisco jury has awarded $3.7 million to 15 firefighters who sued claiming age discrimination. jurors found the san francisco fire department guilty of tampering with promotions exams. current and former firefighters claim a 2008 lieutenant's exam was doctored after the initial scoring process and they were denied promotion. the majority of the jury agreed. >> kind of validates everything that we always thought and this
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is the group that said, hey, wait a minute. this isn't right. >> the city attorney's office says it disagrees with the verdict and maintains there's no age discrimination within the fire department. administrators have not said how the ruling would affect future exams. 7:35. tesla says the latest fire of a model s sedan, once again, shows how the car protects the driver in a crash. a mexican newspaper posted this video here of a tesla sedan after it crashed through a concrete wall and ran into a tree. the driver was able to get out before that car burst into flames. now, the company adds the driver is already buying another model s. this is the second time this month a model s was involved in a fiery crash. the earlier crash happened near seattle. ten people in hayward now looking for a new place to live after an out-of-control car crashed into an apartment building. now, this happened yesterday afternoon at jackson and grand.
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people said they heard screeching tires before a mustang crashed through a bedroom call. luckily, in one was hurt. police -- no one was hurt. police believe the car was speeding. 7:36. a safety meeting is planned tonight in response to home burglaries in the mountains of southern santa clara county. one victim said armed men stole thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and a gun from his home on brush road and highway 17 on october 11th. a similar case happened back on september 27th at a home on stage coach road in los gatos. sheriff's deputies will be at the meeting at 7:00 at the redwood estates pavilion in los gatos. more than 120 new bike racks have been added to the north berkeley b.a.r.t. station. b.a.r.t. says more racks will be installed at the lake merritt station in oakland in the next two weeks. b.a.r.t. saysly -- b.a.r.t. police say the racks are more secure than poles.
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yesterday, officers handed out information about securing locks. they recommend writing down your serial number. the price tag to build a new arena for the warriors in san francisco keeps going up. the san francisco chronicle says the cost to rehab the old and aging piers where the marina would be built would be as much as $170 million, about 70 million more than first thought. the team is also facing a shrinking time frame to get the project approved and built it in time for the nba season. the warriors, by the way, open their season tomorrow in oakland. well, the boston red sox are now just one victory away from another world series championship. >> that's down into the corner. it is a fair ball.
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it hops out of play and the red sox take the lead. >> the red sox beat the cardinals 3-1 in game five last night in st. louis. that gave the red sox 3-2 lead in the series. now the series goes back to boston at fenway park for game six tomorrow night. a win there would give the red sox their third world series championship in the past ten years. you can see it all. see that game right here on channel 2. our coverage begins at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon after a special edition of ktvu news. 7:39. another huge march to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year- old boy by a sheriff's deputy. what's happening right now in both santa rosa and oakland. plus -- one year ago today, hurricane sandy hit the northeast coast. we'll show you the ongoing recovery effort. an accident in san francisco in the exact same spot where it happened yesterday involving a taxicab. we'll let you know about it.
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680 near walnut creek, look at this. an absolute disaster. we'll have an update -- next. mostly cloudy skies over us. a couple breaks in there. but some light showers there this morning. it will be better this afternoon. but temperatures still not very warm. we'll show them to you coming up. [son] all right,she has no idea.
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well, stocks are mixed right now. the federal reserve begins a two-day meeting where policymakers are expected to extend an aggressive economic stimulus program. investors like the news. the government's latest retail sales figures for september suggests americans were feeling some confidence in the economy ahead of the government shutdown. taking a live look at the big board, the dow was up 48. the nasdaq is down slightly and
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the s&p is up 4. time is 7:42. japanese automakers continue to top consumer reports lists of the most reliable cars. lexus rates first with toyota and acura coming in second and third and all lexus and acura vehicles rated above average. but toyota's camera and rv 4 -- rav4 were rated as far. japanese cars are not as dominant as they used to be. audi grabbed fourth place and the top domestic brand is gmc at 9th. the latest smartphone sales are in. and samsung dominates the market. they report shipping a record 88.4 million phones in the third quarter. one of every three smart phones sold around the world is from the south korean company. the market share slipped to 13.4% of the worldwide total. and today walmart's launching what it calls its
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instant promotions campaign. top executives will be sent to 15 stores around the country today where they will promote about 100 hourly workers to different and higher-paying jobs. some of the workers will join the management teams at their stores. the company says it will surprise about 25,000 of is employees this way between -- of its employees this way between now and the end of january. one year ago today, hurricane sandy devastated the northeast coast. it was the second worst storm on record after hurricane katrina. damage, $50 billion. more than 100 people were killed. several people still have no homes and the rebuilding continues. >> i don't have time to think about suffering because just talking about it brings up raw emotions. >> my wife is what's holding this family together. >> many residents near the shore fear they may have to leave for good because of skyrocketing flood insurance.
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starting today, 300,000 special "i love new york" metro cards go on circulation. it's part of a statewide come see the comeback campaign. congress has reached a bipartisan delay that would delay four years of flood insurance rate increases affecting more than a million homeowners. that agreement would require fema to complete sanfordibility study -- an fordibility stu -- an affordability study. skiers are hoping for an early ski season this year. several reeithers report 10 inches of new powder in the last 24 hours. higher elevations saw about 12 to 15 inches of new snow. crews were out overnight at ski resorts making snow in hopes of opening their lifts early. >> the colder it is, the more we can open up the hydrants and
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the more we can push out each gun. >> boriel may open as early this week. they are expected to make an announcement today or tomorrow. other resorts are aiming for thanksgiving, depending upon the weather. a criminal grand jury has indicted george shirakawa. the indictment is linked to allegations of a bizarre political dirty trick three years ago. investigators say shirakawa impersonated a city council candidate on bogus failers that linked her to the communist government in vietnam. shirakawa resigned in march, accused of stealing public money and campaign donations to finance his alleged gambling habit. a federal judge is ruling that former alameda fire chief dave kapler must pay the city's costs in his termination lawsuit. in september of 2010, he was fired after he was photographed
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using a city gas pump to fuel his bmw. kapler appealed the city's decision but last year, it was upheld by a state appeals court. on friday, the judge ruled that kapler must pay the more than $260,000 the city spent during the appeals process. 7:46. business, religious and high- tech leaders are in washington, d.c. today pressuring congress to debate immigration reform. the u.s. chambers of commerce is hosting a forum on immigration reform. high-tech representatives from silicon valley's immation advocacy group are also at the event. the president wants congress to pass immigration reform before the end of the year. also syrian hackers claim they hacked president obama's twitter account. yesterday, two links posted on the president's account redirected users to sites that support syrian president assad. the group syrian electronic army, well, they've hacked into
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several prominent websites including why the the new york times." -- including "the new york times." we're getting a look into a nursing home where more than a dozen people were allegedly abandoned and we're getting more information about what the owner said she was trying to do of about the facility was shut down. on saturday, mare medics lee moved -- paramedics removed 14 people from the home after someone called for an ambulance. there were three staff members on duty. neighbors say the conditions there have been bad for years. >> the facility and i would hear screaming and yelling and things like get me out of here. and help me. this hurts. >> yesterday, speaking through her attorney, owner hilda manual you'll said she went more than 100,000icks ifs up the -- $100,000 fixing up the home. her attorney says the patients were not abandoned and that a staff of three is adequate.
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7:48. google wants 30,000 more people to test its wearable exuters. there are -- exuters. there -- computers. the newcomers, they will have to pay $1500 in addition to getting a current testers' recommendation. google has upgraded google glass to work with prescription glasses and a single ear bug. the original testers, they will be allowed to trade up. this week, the san jose earthquakes will expected to announce who will be the new coach. the team agreed to a tentative deal with mark watson. he took over in june. the team says an official announcement is expected sometime this week. all right, tc. 7:49. let's check in with tara. heavy on the roads now, isn't it? >> yeah. i've seen it worse. but it's looking pretty bad all over the place. it's a little bit hazy.
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but if we take a look at 101 southbound through san francisco, traffic is actually moving quite nicely now. but it was crawling about 15 minutes ago because of an accident near the ceaser sav chez ex -- cesar chavez exit. there was a car crashing a yellow cab and there was a car crash with a yellow cab there in that spot yesterday. we have newschopper2 on the way to 680. we'll show you some live pictures a little bit later. in the south bay, traffic horrible. 280 northbound on the right there toward highway 17, extremely sluggish. and we have to look at the maps here. we can show you a couple of accidents. a new one popped up there on 101 through the south bay. all right. it is 7:50. let's head over to steve. >> thank you, tara. a lot of mostly cloudies out there. kind of a freshness to the air.
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my friend john freelander said when that cold air and wind was howling, it's the first system that feels like fall and it really did and we have a system there that was the reason for it. it's producing some snow up in the sierra nevada. we have a lot of clouds over us. cool to cold. but it could be colder there. a couple of reports coming in. they are like what clouds? it's mostly clear there. 20s and 30s there will be some brisk readings once the cloud cover is removed tonight. monterey .35. watsonville, pl 18. gilroy, .16. i have two watsonvilles in there. watsonville at pl 18. i can't read -- .18. i can't read it. i think it's ben lomond. [laughter] >> i have a team of one. i do the best i can on the graphics. there's been rain in the santa cruz mountains. 2 to 6 inches in the sierra. the low is moving out.
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you are getting on the western edge of the bands coming through. it's not that cold. it's 36 south lake tahoe. it needs to be colder to get more snow. ukiah is at 35. there are some very cold readings to the north. some of that rain kind of moves -- it's hard to see but it's below the radar beam. also areas. but the bands of clouds are definitely holding up the temperatures, even though it's cold. kind of a mix, rain/snow mix on this system. but it's on its way out of here. it will start to push off in the rockies and be a snow producer for them. santa rosa says hold on 39 now. you can see some clearing taking place. the low is giving us a very cool day. partly cloudy, mostly cloudy now. very light rain or sprinkles that will increase -- decrease. this will give way to a cool afternoon here. 60s on the temperatures or 50s. it won't be very warm today. some of these 64, 65s will
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probably be there for about a minute and a half and start to back up. take your pick, north bay, south bay, peninsula it doesn't matter. east bay, everyone will be close here with 50s and 60s. tonight we're gonna clear it out. if it is clear, it will be darned cold but the days will be warmer. saturday is okay. a little cooler on sunday. health insurance policies in jeopardy. why millions of americans will find their health insurance canceled because of obamacare. and doing what no server has done before. look at this big news about surfing a really big wave. new world record set in europe. we have some live pictures here from newschopper2 above the danville area. slow southbound traffic on 280. we'll tell you why -- next. ♪
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a vuferrer may have ridden the biggest wave of all time in portugal. can you imagine in he went to portugal to break the guinness world record for the biggest wave ever surf. a man from hawaii right now holds the crew. a crew took pictures of his ride. they hope it will break the record. in 2001, he rode a 72-foot wave at mavericks. off the coast of portugal yesterday, another surfer had to be rescued. a brazilian surfer knocked unconscious. other surfers went in, pulled him to shore, he was taken to the hospital with a broken leg. the number of injury accidents involving cars and pedestrians on the rise in san francisco. the latest police stats from between 2000 and 2013, the lowest number of car verses pedestrian accidents was in 2009. the number, 734. last year there were 948.
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now police say they are cracking down on numbers, also enforcing laws like driving at unsafe speeds and not yielding in crosswalks. they say it's an effort to make san francisco the most walkable city in america. 7:56. happening today, a ceremony to celebrate the demolition of san francisco's cathedral hill hotel. the hotel closed in 2009. it will be torn down to make room for the california pacific medical center's new hospital. the 550-room hospital is expected to open in 2015. today's ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. on va necessary -- van ness. santa cruz police will be cracking down on halloween partiers. police say they will enforce triple fines for drinking in public leading up to hawpe low wean on -- halloween on thursday. they loan looking for people who cause vandalism. fines can cost you up to $200
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to $1,000. an unofficial parade is thursday night. officers are expected to control festivities downtown. controversy again surrounds the fatal shooting of a 13-year- old boy by a sheriff's boy last week. what's happening on the streets of sore in a couple of hours. >> reporter: we were there as protesters camped out in -- in dolores park. we have heavy congestion at danville, alamo. live look at chopper 2 shows your northbound traffic looking very sluggish due to some earlier accidents. well, just came in on twitter. sugar bowl, 21 to 29 inches of snow. how about that? my goodness. we have a lot of clouds over us and a cool forecast.
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welcome back. these are live pishes from santa rosa. this memorial -- pictures from santa rosa. this memorial for 13-year-old sandy lopez keeps growing. he will be laid to rest later today. also, more protests are planned later today. this is live from oakland. people will be bussed from oakland to santa rosa today. we'll also tell you why their presence, that's raising
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eyebrows. that's coming up. we'll bring you a live report on that. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. let's have a quick look at weather and traffic. steve, starting to feel like fall a little bit. >> more so. lewis sent me a tweet and said in the last 20 minutes some light rain in san carlos and redwood shores. there's been light rain. all a by-product of the low. sprinkles, light showers. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. i think the breeze will pick up as the low starts to move out. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover, we would be much colder than that. and we will but the cloud cover is holding these temperatures up and giving us light rain. the low is starting to favor more the lee side of the sierra. partly cloudy even though it's mostly cloudy now. very light rain.
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sprinkles. cool to cold here in the morning. 50s, a few low to mid-60s for the rest. here's tara. all right. thank you, steve. we want too take a live look at -- we want to take a live look at chopper 2. the chopper is in san ramon. this is 680. you can see the headlights there pretty heavy traffic due to an earlier multicar crash. everything has been cleared. traffic is beginning to clear up. but the damage has been done. if we take a look at the maps, we can show you we have a lot of accidents, especially over in the east bay area and down in the south bay. if we zoom in, you can see that 880 looking pretty rough right now through the hayward area and over into the peninsula, 101 looks like southbound direction through san mateo looking a little tough. all right. let's take a look now at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see the sun's coming up. pretty shot there. but a lot of gridlock extepedz all the way back to the -- extends all the way back to the
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maze. metering lights are on. give yourself an extra 20 minutes to get into san francisco. back to the desk. the group justice for andy lopez is organizing another march for the 13-year-olds. last week he was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. alex savidge is in santa rosa where today's march is expected to bring in hundreds of people. >> reporter: good morning. as many as 1500 people could take over the streets of downtown santa rosa later on today. they are outraged over the deadly shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. it happened one week ago right here in this spot where we're standing this morning where a large memorial has now been set up here by friends, neighbors and family members. this is where a sonoma county sheriff's deputy opened fire on the teenager who was holding a replica ak-47 that turned out to be a bb gun. today's protest will start at about noon. the people will meet at two locations at the old courthouse square and at santa rosa junior college and then those two
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groups will converge on the sheriff's department offices on ventura avenue. in response to this large demonstration county offices, city hall and the courthouse will all be closing at lunchtime. lopez was shot seven times by that sheriff's deputy. the department says the teenager was holding an air soft gun that resembled an assault rifle and failed to put the weapon down. yesterday the sheriff's department did release the identity of the deputy who was involved. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is a 24-year veteran of the department. according to his linked-in profile, he's an iraq war veteran. one of the organizers of today's march say the deputy was too quick to open fire and says lopez's death has galvanized this community. >> they are outraged, sad, still fearful, of course. but i think they've gotten to the point where they feel they've had enough and are ready to speak out more. >> reporter: a post on the
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justice for andy lopez facebook page is encouraging students here in santa rosa to leave class starting at 10:00 this morning, so they can take part in the march. but santa rosa's superintendent is encouraging all students to stay in school today. there are a number of groups involved in today's march from outside of this area as well. that includes occupy oakland organizers who are planning to bus people from frank ogawa plaza up here to santa rosa to take part in today's event. now, santa rosa police are investigating this deputy- involved shooting along with the fbi also conducting their own investigation. lopez's father has told ktvu that he believes the deputy involved here should face criminal charges. live in santa rosa, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. new this morning an arson investigator was called to the scene of a house fire in oakland. it began after 2:00 a.m. on lynnden street. firefighters responded to reports of smoke coming to the
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building. they got the fire under control in about ten minutes. one person was displaced. no injuries were reported. police in burlingame, they want your help to help find a missing man. 79-year-old scottie morris last seen, monday afternoon leaving his home on ralston avenue. his wife says she think eshe went for a walk on burlingame avenue several blocks from home. he was wearing a white sweatshirt and black sweatpants. right now, there's no other information about how he disappeared. if you have any information, call burlingame police. a group of campers who spent the night out in san francisco's dolores park protesting a new plan to close city parks through the night, well, they've left that area. but ktvu's christien kafton says the protests aren't over yet. you are live at city hall. the protesters will meet again later. what's going on, christien? >> reporter: yeah, that's exactly right. protests planned here at city hall at 12:30. we were at dolores park at
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12:30 this morning as the protest was ecbreaking you. we have video -- was breaking up. we have video of it. this was an overnight protests. they were angered over scott wiener, his plan to close the city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. now, there were about two dozen campers who stayed the night there. they say the plan would eventually criminalize being poor. they said it would be unfair to homeless people who have nowhere else to go. supervisor wiener says closing the parks would give the police another tool to fight the quality of life crime like illegal dumps and vandalism. right now, have an enorm out amount of vandalism and dumping that happens in the park. the cost -- it cost the parks department more than a million dollars a year and happens in the middle of the night almost excluesively. >> both vandalism and dumping are already illegal. what this would do is really give the police and rangers
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extra agency to be in the parks. >> reporter: protesters told me this morning they would be ending their protest at 5:00 a.m. which is the time that wiener's proposed ban would end. they will go home, catch some sleep, and come back to show up for the 12:30 rally and plan to go into the board of is ups' meeting -- supervisors ago meeting. they -- supervisors' meeting. they are hoping to sway some who are on the fence about this. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. there are reports that millions of americans to buy their health insurance individualley are getting -- individually are getting their policies cancelled and the obama administration has known for about three years this would happen. according to nbc news, up 14 million people to buy their health insurance individually will receive a cancellation letter in the next year because their current policies don't meet the standards laid out by
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the new law. the white house told nbc that people's whose polys will be canceled will -- policies will be canceled will in most cases be shifted to plans with better protections. the woman in charge of the office who created the troubled healthcare.gov website is getting a grill on capitol hill. she's answering lawmakers' questions about what went wrong with the rollout of the website. these are live pictures right now of that hearing. coming up at 8:15, what she said to lawmakers in her comments at the hearing this morning. oakland raiders jason tar ver apologized for making an obscene gesture on the field. it happened during the gail mon sunday at the -- game on sunday at the feelers. watch this. he made the gesture twice protesting the ref's call. there it is. in the third quarter. the raiders' victory over the steelers 21-18. he said he was in the heat of the moment.
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now he regrets what he did. the nfl reportedly is considering a very hefty fine. it could be tens of thousands of dollars. a meeting will be held today to address the money problems of the moraga orinda fire district. according to an audit, the district failed to reserve more than $2 million in general fudz. that money was supposed to be used to repay the district's debt. earlier this month, officials decided to cut daily staffing from 19 down to 17. that's expected to save about $550,000 this fiscal year. jury deliberations start today in a marin county court in the trial of 18-year-old max wade. he's accused of stealing the luxury car of a celebrity chef and he's also accused of attempted murder. yesterday, celebrity chef guy fieri testified he never gave wade permission to take the car. wade is accused of stealing
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guy's vehicle in 2011. several people reported seeing the car after it was stolen. >> people would call and we would get reports. my attorney was hearing about it. come to find out he's driving it. brave kid. >> prosecutors say wade stole the car to impress a girl and when she rejected him, he fired shots at her and her boyfriend in mill valley. yet, he says he has decided to since get rid of the car. to find out why, go to ktvu.com to see guy's full interview. the video is under the hot topics section on our home page. it's not an excuse. but it may be a possible explain -- explanation. >> she had an emotional breakdown. and she's not healthy. >> the brother of a female driver who hit and killed a menlo park couple last weekend explains what may have prompted
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her breakdown. heavy traffic through pleasanton at this hour. newschopper2 shows the live look here above 608 -- 680. a lot of traffic. well, there are some mostly cloudies out there. other areas have sunshine. not very warm. it won't be very warm today. we'll take a look at the cooler forecasted highs shortly. [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams]
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15 people have died in europe in one of the most powerful storms in years.
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people have been knocked off their feet. i'm not kidding. this is in brussels. in england, a teenager was killed while paying on the coast. a 17-year-old girl was crushed by a big tree. one family escaped their house after a tree came down on it. >> i fought my way out through the front door. the tree was blocking our entrance. >> now, 120-mile-an-hour winds reported in denmark and there have been a lot of injuries at the office of britain's deputy prime minister, a construction crane snapped and fell on the roof of the building. power has been restored to many homes in the u.k. but about 61,000 still have no electricity. back here hat home, there's a -- at hole, there is a big -- home, there is a meeting for those burned out of the terrace apartments in redwood city. the meeting is at 7:00 p.m. at the fair oaks community center on middlefield road. they will try to help residents get back on their feet.
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this comes two weeks after the huge fire damaged all of the apartments in the complex. in berkeley, the city council will make a decision about an apartment building that caught fire there last march. former tentants filed an appeal. they say the owner disconnected fire alarms before the fire and improperly installed a water heater. firefighters say the fire at the building on dwight way has an accident that began in a water heater closet. happening now, the woman in charge of the office that created healthcare.gov is testifying before congress. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, we did hear an apology last hour. >> reporter: tori, maryland tavner is the administration for cms. cms was responsible for creating healthcare.gov and tavner says it's falling short of expectations. >> i want to apologize to you
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that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: the committee chairman asked her how many people have successfully enrolled in health insurance programs this month. she said that number will not be released until mid-november. she said she expects the numbers to be low at first but to grow over the six-month enrollment period. but the republican chairman said people across the country are far from satisfied with healthcare.gov and he says people in his home state of michigan are nooning -- are running into trouble. >> i think i would have a meeting in my office and have all of them sit in who have successfully enrolled in the plan. >> reporter: and this is a live look at the hearing. so far, republicans have not asked her why cms went forward with the launch despite being washed of the risks -- warned of the risks by website contractors. today's hearing is giving us a taste of what we can -- what we can expect tomorrow. that's when kathleen sebelius will be testifying for the
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first time since healthcare.gov was launched four weeks ago. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:17. peter lee, the director of california's california hearth energy exchange, says -- health insurance exchange, says he will review how many people have enrolled but not until mid november. once the figures are posted, he says they will be very detailed broken down by city, age of enrollees and which kind of plans they've selected. later this morning, the house intelligence committee holds a hearing on surveillance programs by the national security agency. this follows the recent allegations that the nsa has been spying on foreign leaders. lawmakers want to discuss potential changes to the foreign intelligence surveillance act to increase transparency and rebuild confidence in the program. 8:18. former new england's patriot tight end aaron hernandez already accused of murder may have been involving in a gun-
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running scheme. and now another nfl player is involved in this accident. hernandez pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the shooting death of odin lloyd. now, sports illustrated reports miami dolphins center mike pouncey was subpoenaed on sunday. that subpoena is reportedly related to the investigation into hernandez and his possible involvement in gun trafficking. pouncey is a close friend of hernandez. police view him as a witness. but he's not been charged with a crime. a new digital billboard is headed to daly city. the sign will be put up at the northeast corner of the shopping center and visible to commuters on interstate 280. the sign will be donated by the westlake park community center. the vice mayor says it's a big win for the sit since it allows the government and nonprofits to display message, the billboard is equipped with a brightness dimmer and will be turned off every nighted a mit
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night. in palo alto, the idea of a digital message center has been shot down by the city council. last night they voted to not allow billboards or digital messages along highway 101 in palo alto. officials say digital billboards on city-owned land at the end of colorado avenue near greer park would have brought in about $1 million a year. but the change in city rules which does not allow signs would be needed. let's get everybody out the door. 8:20. tara, what happened in the south bay? >> we have an accident, a motorcycle verses a car. an ambulance is on the scene. this is on 101 northbound near highway 87. so expect some delays. right now we're gonna take a live lock from chopper 2 showing heavy traffic on 680 at highway 84 is. this is on the way to san jose. the backup is quite extensive. everything is clear now but the damage is done. it looks like it's beginning to pick up ever so slightly as you
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keep heading southbound on 680. 680 has been a disaster from dan ville all the way down to fremont this morning. all right. let's take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see traffic is backed up here. dpiv yourself an extra 20 minutes if you are trying to get into san francisco this morning. the metering lights are on. at the san mateo bridge, you can see the fog is still an issue. it was like this yesterday as well. but traffic is moving nicely in both directions. 78:20. let's head over to steve. >> thank you, tara. >> you are welcome. good morning. mostly cloudy. a little bit of light rain. sprinkles. it looks like things are decreasing. napa county, lake county are mostly clear. it's cold up in lake county, 20s, 30s. with clear skies and believe me it's on its way. marin county, sonoma county and most of the bay looks to be mostly cloudy. there are some breaks there. you can see wrapping back -- there's one little oomph in the low which will wrap into the area today. monterey picked up .3 of rain. everything is coming off the
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pacific. the good news has been up in the sierra. we'll take all of the snow we can. maybe 2, 6 inches. some of the higher elevations are checking in with a foot and a half, two feet. far less than that. as you get towards 5500 and 6,000 feet. 36 up in tahoe. on the milder/warmer side. 36 in ukiah under mostly clear skies. they do have patchy low clouds up there. we do see a lot of low clouds hoeferrer us. but they will clear out. there's definitely clearing to the north. you can see kind of another band moving in near reno, carson city. most of this is starting to push off toward the northeast. that system will move into the third quarters, giving the rockies a lot of snow. 40s for us 50s. the farther north you go, the colder. 30s, a few 20s into lake
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county. a lot of cloud cover wrapping around. it's starting to thin out in the north. some very light rain, sprinkles more to the south but cool to cold. highs today will be in the 60s for almost everybody. 50s and 60s. kind of a cool pattern here. not very warm. everybody is close here. about 59 to 65. that should cover it on the high temperatures. tonight we'll clear it out. it will be very cold. but slightly warmer going into thursday, friday, saturday looks good. >> all right. thank you. a rather curious purchase by the head of yahoo!. what prompted marissa mayer to buy a funeral home. and what a wakeup call for a gas station clerk, how his cell phone saved his life after an armed robber started shooting. at tyco integrated security,
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a gas station clerk in florida says he's lucky to be alive and has his cell phone to thank. that's because the phone stopped a bullet fired at the clerk during a robbery yesterday morning. the clerk had no idea he was shot until he felt a pap in his chest. when he removed the phone, he found the bullet was still inside. >> let's face it. that's like movie stuff. that's just amazing that something like that would happen. >> the clerk had some bruising on his chest but officials say he is expected to be okay. all right, tori.
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8:26. an update on the couple hit and killed while they were walking their dog. ktvu's pam cook will have new information about the woman accused of driving the car that killed them. also kids who live in an apartment complex in fremont are being barred from playing in a certain area. that has triggered a federal lawsuit. we have an accident, a fresh one, in redwood city to tell you about. right now we'll take a live look at 680 southbound near walnut creek. still a parking lot. more traffic ahead. some sunbreaks out there. but still mostly cloudy skies. not very warm and that will not equal very warm high temperatures either.
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welcome back. these are live pictures from fremont. we're looking at the woodland garden apartment complex the owner has been hit with a federal lawsuit now. it all involves children at play. what some of the residents are saying about all of this. it's coming up in a couple of minutes. welcome back. tuesday, october 29th. i'm dave clark. >> we're gonna check your weather and traffic now. how are we looking? >> we're looking mostly cloudy. some sun already, especially napa county up into lake county where it's cold out there. snow up in the sierra continues for one more day. been 29 inches atop of sugar bowl. some resorts checking in from the higher elevations. mostly cloudy to partly sunny. been some light showers, sprinkles. pit bull this afternoon. we'll -- partly sunny this afternoon. 40s for some. there are 30s to the north. mendocino county, lake county a few 20s. tonight we'll lose the cloud cover and tomorrow morning
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we'll be cold. the low again starting to move. you can see there's still one more thing clipping the tahoe truckee area. light rain more towards monterey. cool to cold in the morning. there will be a little bit in the afternoon. here's tara. all right, thank you, steve. we have a lot of accidents in the south bay. a lot of them are fender- benders. we have a major one involving a car and motorcycle on highway 87. it'sing you some back ju. right now we're -- backup. right now we're gonna take a look. it's been like this for a very long time because of an accident. chopper 2 was flying over it not too long ago. it's still bad. give yourself some extra time or try to avoid 680 southbound near walnut creek this morning. a look at the maps. it shows you all of the accidents that we were talking about town in the south bay and then there's a new one right here that is located actually
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-- highway -- near highway 87 just south of highway 92, sorry, 280, three-car crash injury accident. an ambulance is on the way. that's definitely causing some backups as well. finally a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see it really has hat -- has not changed much since this morning. a heavy gridlock past the maze. give yourself an extra 20 minutes. back to the desk. a horrible case to tell you about, a couple hit and killed while walking their dog. pam cook is in the studio with new insight we're getting into this. >> a mentally and emotionally troubled woman, that's how marjorie reitzell is described by her brother. she's accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing balbir singh and his wife kamal while they were out walking their dog in menlo park. prosecutors say her blood alcohol level was .15. and she was still on probation
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from a misdemeanor drunk driving offense last year. she went through a substance abuse program and was allowed to drive again but her brother says she's not mentally or physically healthy. >> my sister had a meltdown when my mother passed away last year. she had been on a downward spiral ever since. >> prosecutors tell us that they have interviewed marjorie reitzell. they won't say what she's said. say say -- they say her memory is foggy because of the accident and her intoxication. her brother tells us she does not remember the accident and insists that she did not hit anyone with her car. now, if convicted, marnlry reitzell -- margery reitzell faces up to 15 years in prison. she's a -- she will be arraigned on those charges in court today. dave? >> all right, pam. the suspect wounded in sunday's police shooting in the marina district is expected to be formally charged today. police say they were forced to shoot and open fire on the man after he allegedly beat and
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shot another person at chestnut and pierce streets. ktvu has learned the name of the man wounded is nabarez nobo junior. he's listed in critical condition. well, a bay area apartment complex has caught the eye of the department of justice and they have filed a lawsuit. it has to to with letting kids play on that -- it has to do with letting kids play on the property. janine de la vega is joining us live from fremont. it's sounding like the apartment complex, they may have changed practices out there. >> reporter: people who livg here at the woodland guard -- living here at the woodland garden apartments were told their children were not allowed to play on the grass. i just spoke to a mom who said the policy has been changed and the kids can play on the graus but only if the -- grass but only if the parents are
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present. but a lawsuit has been filed alleging they discriminated against families with children. the suit says they prohibited kids from playing in the common grassy areas of the complex which is in a violation of the fair housing act. the lawsuit arose because five with children filed complaints with housing and urban development. we spoke to a neighbor who said he would be upset if his children were not allowed to play. >> i would like to hear more about what's going on and how they are taking up this case. but if they are telling they it's not fair, i think they are pretty right there. >> reporter: several reviews stated management of the complex was threatening eviction 23 kids continued to play in the grass and instead suggested the kids be taken to the park.
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i've called the complex and i've knocked on the manager's door. so far nobody has responded. reporting live from fremont, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:35. a san francisco jury has awarded $3.7 million to 15 firefighters who sued claiming age discrimination. jurors found the san francisco fire department guilty of tampering with promotions exams. current and former firefighters claim a 2008 lieutenant's exam was doctored after the initial scoring process and they were denied promotions. the city attorney's office maintains there is no such discrimination. 8:36. b.a.r.t.'s two biggest unions due to vote this friday on a new four-year contract. union members will decide if they want to ratify the tentative agreement that ended the latest b.a.r.t. strike a week ago. yesterday, union leaders passed
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out copies of the agreements to workers. >> of course, everything is not gonna be perfect. but as far as initially read over, as far as what i see now, it seems good. i'm gonna vote yes. >> it's a decent contract we can live with. considering the lock fight we've been in, i think we'll -- long fight we've been in, i think we'll come out victorious. >> the results are expected late friday night or early saturday morning and then b.a.r.t. eight board will decide if they want to ratify the contract. both sides are expected to approve the deal. b.a.r.t. will be testing new seats. b.a.r.t. riders you can try out three different train car seats. it will be the fleet of the future. the testing will take place at 3:00 this afternoon at the west dublin pleasanton b.a.r.t. station. this is part of a nine-station survey of these new seats where you riders actually pick your favorites. tesla says the driver of a
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model s that crashed and burned in mexico has already ordered another one of the electric sedans. the mexican newspaper posted this video of the tesla sedan after a crash through a concrete wall -- after it crashed through a concrete wall and the driver was able to get out before it burst into flames. it's the second time a model s was involved in a fiery crash this month. the earlier crash happened in washington state. >> ten people are looking -- [inaudible] >> police say it appears the car was speeding in this incident. a safety meeting planned tonight in southern santa clara county dealing with home burglaries in the mountain areas. one victim told the los gatos patch armed men stole thousands of dollars in electronics,
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jewelry and a gun from his house on brush road and highway 17 on october 11th. a similar case happened on september 27th at a home on stage coach road in los gatos. sheriff's deputies will be at the meeting at 7:00 at the redwood states pavilion in los gatos. a funeral home is closing its doors. and the new owner, marissa mayor. the 114-year-old mortuary is at the corner of middlefield and addison. it will close its doors for good, believe it or not, on halloween. now, ma ris cau mayor -- marissa mayer has not said why she's buying it. we don't know how much she paid the site is d for residential purposes. her current home sits on .03 acres. the funeral home is on a 1.6- acre land. the cost to build a new
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arena for the warriors in san francisco keeps going up. according to the san francisco chronicle, the cost to rehabilitate the aging piers where the new arena would be built would cost as much as $170 million. that's about 70 million more than originally thought and they would just be north of at&t park. now, the team is also facing a sh inking time frame to get the arena project approved and built in time for the 2017 nba season when the lease runs out. the warriors open up their season tomorrow in oakland. well. the -- the boston red sox are one win away from a world series championship. >> that is a fair ball. >> yeah, the red sox beat the cardinals 3-1 in st. louis last night. that gave the red sox a 3-2 lead in the series. the world series now heads back to boston's fenway park for
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game six tomorrow night. a victory would give the recollection their third world series championship in the past ten years. but it would be the first time they would win at fenway. a world series, since 1918 and all red sox fans know not to celebrate too soon. mention 1986, that bill buckner error, right? >> yes. through the leg. >> you can see the game right here. our coverage begins at had:30 tomorrow -- at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon after a special edition of our news. >> you are saying it's not over until it's over. >> not over until it's over. that's right. a lot of chemicals found out there in san francisco bay. why the experts are saying there is a new report that you shouldn't worry too much about. there's growing anger here in santa rosa over the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy last week. weeferl tell you about the -- we'll tell you about the large march planned later today. quite a few accidents in
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the south bay. we'll take a live look here. 280 at the 880 split. we'll let you know about more traffic jams coming up. sum sun out there -- some sun out there. some partly cloudies. it will be better today. just not very warm. i will have the forecasted highs in a couple of minutes. [father]c'mon,buddy,you can do it.c'mon,reel it up,
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stocks are higher. policymakers are extend -- expected to extend the economic program. profits fell. it did beat most expectations for the quarter. and u.s. home prices are rising since 2006. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is up 51. the nasdaq down 1 and s&p up 4. 8:45. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right now. protesters who camped out all night in san francisco's doe low less park. they plan -- doe lopes -- dolores park are rallying weanary plan to -- scott wiener's plan to close down the park from nid might -- from midnight to 5:00 a.m. the woman accused of
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hitting and killing a couple in menlo park last week is due to appear in court today. the district attorney says marjorie reitzell had a blood alcohol level that was well above the legal limit. her brother says she's been on a downward mental spiral since their mother died a year ago. and in santa rosa, the group, justice for andy low pest, they -- lopez are planning another big march today in memory of the 13-year- old. last week, he was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. alex savidge is back now in santa rosa. what's going on out there? >> reporter: well, good morning. they are preparing for a large march that will take place this afternoon. as many as 1500 people could take part and take over the streets of downtown santa rosa. there's a growing sense of acre over the shooting of andy lopez. you can see it here this morning. some people visiting the memorial where he was shot last
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week by a sheriff's deputy. the teenager was holding a replica ak-47 that turned out to be a bb gun. today's protest will begin at noon. they will meet at old courthouse square and at santa rosa junior college and they will converge on the sheriff's office at 2:00 this afternoon. there are also a number of other groups involved from outside of the area, including occupy oakland which is planning to bus people from frank ogawa plaza up here to take part in the event. now, lopez was shot seven times by that sheriff's deputy. one week ago today, the department says the teenager was holding an air soft gun that resembled an assault rifle and failed to put the weapon down when deputies showed up. yesterday, the sheriff's department released the identify tie of the deputy who opened fire, erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the
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department. according to his linked-in profile, he's an iraq war veteran. those taking part in the march believe the deputy didn't have to shoot. >> it wasn't fair for him and his family. should have done something else, not shoot him seven times. not fair. >> reporter: now, santa rosa police are investigating this deputy-involved shooting and so is the fbi. the sheriff up here in sonoma county says he welcomes the outside investigation by federal investigators. there's a post meantime on the justice for andy lopez facebook page that it is encouraging students to leave class today beginning at about 10:00 this morning to take part in this march. but santa rosa's superintendent at the same time is encouraging students to stay in school. but as we bring you back out here live at the memorial, i was speaking with some of these young people over here. they tell me they plan to take part in the march. i asked them how many other students will be involved as well. they said a lot. we'll have to wait and see. this march begins at noob today
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here in -- noon today here in santa rosa. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:48. one year ago today hurricane sandy devastated the northeast coast. it was the second costliest storm on record after hurricane katrina with damage totaling $50 million -- $50 billion. more than 100 people were killed in the storm. many people are still without homes and the rebuilding effort continues. the amount of chemicals making their way into the san francisco bay is raising concern. according to the san francisco chronicle, the chemicals are mainly used in homes and businesses and if unchecked could harm aquatic life. experts say one chemical being found in the highest doses is fiprnal used in insecticides to kill insects in the home and fleas in pets. let's check in with tara right now. muni is having some problems, right?
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>> yeah. muni had a couple of delays on the f-line. a non-muni accident. those shuttles were being run. they just posted on twitter, that they've cleared the problem. it's being taken care of. the service is back to normal. right now you can see the congestion we're talking about on 680 southbound from the concord area saul the way down to san ramon still in effect. if behead -- if we head to richmond, you can see it's pretty clear. not too bad near hercules. we have -- we can see the metering lights are on. 6le 0 near walnut creek -- 680 near walnut creek. this has improved slightly. these cars are inching a little bit. it's been bad in the southbound direction due to an earlier accident. so again, think ahead give yourself some extra time.
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let's head over to steve. >> thank you, tara. still some mostly cloudy, partly sunny skies. some areas have the sun. mainly napa county, lake county. a lot of 30s. we do have a lot of cloud cover over us. it will start to thin out. still some lingering snow. a little bit of one -- one more band as the low swings through. it will move through reno, tahoe, truckee. a couple of hours more of snow. then i think things will start to calm down. a very good system came in and it's 20, 29 inches of reports coming in at sugar bowl. north 2 to 6 today. higher elevations, maybe another snow. 36 at tahoe. 37 ukiah. 37 in reno. 53 monterey. they've picked up .3 of rain from the last 24 hours. that moisture is streaming off the pacific. gilroy had .10. there's -- had .16. marin county, sonoma county, socked in.
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it looks like mostly cloudy. lake county, napa county, mostly cloudy. here kuges the last band that will move through. this system is pushing out. as that does, that will allow us to see koiltder weather. partly cloudy. light rain, cool to cold here this morning. if you call it cold, i have no problem with that. 60s on the temperatures. everybody, again, around 59 to 65 or 64 degrees. we'll see a little bit more sun here. i know mostly cloudy. tomorrow morning will be cold and then mostly sunny. it looks warmer thursday into friday. mostly sunny saturday. a little system for a cooldown. clouds on sunday. >> thank you, steve. 8:52. a golden discovery in a pretty unlikely place. how an airport bathroom became a gold mine. ♪
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new this morning, jesse jackson junior erk the former illinois contractor, has reported to a north carolina federal prison. he's starting a two and a half- year prison sentence for misusing campaign funds. jackson's spokeswoman says he reported to a correctional center near raleigh. his wife was also sentenced to a year in prison for filing false tax returns.
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now, in a concession to their two school-aged children, the judge allowed the jacksons to stagger their prison sentence. the company that makes siracco's chili sauce is being sued. they are in irwindale. the city says the irwin dale claims there has been complaints from residents about the smell coming from the victory. scott wiener plans to propose a new tax on shoe ari drinks. this would increase the price of sodas and sweet drinks by two cents. though a 12-ounce bottle will cost an additional 24 cents. san francisco supervisors are expected to approve the idea
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but voters would have to give their okay as well. a cleaning crew on a plane in dubai found almost $2 million in gold in a bathroom on a jet at the dubai airport. police were called. they seized 70 pounds of gold. a british newspaper says custom officials think the person carrying the gold abandoned it because there were a lot of police around and they didn't want to be arrested. the paper also adds crews have found more than 660 pounds of precious metals on 1 hun pleans so far -- 100 planes so far this year. doing more checking around. >> look in the seats. >> yeah exactly. let's quickly check this with tara one more time. >> all right. we have a couple of new things that have sort of popped up here. accidents, sort of -- fender- benders, a lot of those. no major injuries. that was a livage the toll plaza. 680 near walnut creek creek also pretty bad and 237 this is where we have a two-car crash
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near the mathilda avenue offramp. it's pretty nasty. all right. let's head to receive. >> thank you, tara. partly sunny. partly cloudy. it will be improving conditions later today. not very warm. highs, 50s, 60s. it will be cold tomorrow morning. but then better weather as we go into thursday and friday. >> okay, steve. thank you. >> any time. that's our report. thank you for making cute your choose for news. watch the news at noon. we'll have more on the protest about the death of the 13-year- old shot by a sheriff's deputy. thanks for watching. i love watching tv outside.
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